As quoted from the pages of CNBC , the benchmark in the Australian market , the S & P ASX 200 moving up moderately in early trading this morning . Australian stock futures rose 0.2 percent to 5,386 , little changed from the closing index on Tuesday .
Meanwhile , trading in the Japanese stock futures fell after rising 0.6 percent at the close of trading on Tuesday . Osaka futures edged down 0.1 percent at 14,010 , but higher than the Nikkei index at the previous closing .
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China is known to release data on gross domestic product ( GDP ) on this day . Analysts polled by Reuters expect China's economic growth in the first quarter of this year is only 7.3 percent, the slowest growth in five years . In the last quarter of last year , China's economy grew 7.7 percent .
In recent days , Beijing officials have publicly ruled out the possibility of monetary stimulus measures to be taken to combat the slowing economic growth .
The main U.S. stock indexes rose at the close of New York trading Tuesday . Having previously had gained 99 points and down 110 points , the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16262.56 , up 89.32 points ( 0.6 percent ) . Blue-chip stocks Coca - Cola and Johnson & Johnson reap the greatest advantage of the 30 major components of the Dow Jones index .
The S & P 500 added 12.37 points ( 0.7 percent ) to a level of 1842.98 with tech stocks the biggest benefit of the 10 main industries in the S & P 500 . Nasdaq composite index rose 11.47 points ( 0.3 percent ) to a level of 4034.16 , or the highest level since April 1, 2009.
Strengthening these shares due to investors are satisfied with a positive financial report of Coca -Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson who beat fears of worsening tensions in Ukraine .
For the Asian market , the Nikkei reports that the Japanese Cabinet Office plans to reduce its economic assessment in April report could weigh on the Japanese stock market .